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Arizona State Representative Pleads Guilty to DUI

Arizona State Representative Pleads Guilty to DUI

arizona state representativeWe learned recently that Arizona State Representative David Cook, R-Globe, pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge of drunken driving and was given a one day sentence in jail. The sentence stems from an arrest on December 19 in […]

Retrograde Extrapolation in the Context of Arizona DUIs

Retrograde Extrapolation in the Context of Arizona DUIs

retrograde extrapolationIf you are charged with DUI in Arizona, the state’s unique retrograde extrapolation law will come into play.  The science and math of this law have the potential to make or break your case.  However, most motorists have […]

Arrested in Arizona with a BAC Below the Legal Limit

arrested in arizona with a bac below the legal limitTo your surprise, you may get arrested in Arizona with a BAC below the legal limit.  Arizona’s legal limit for getting a DUI conviction is 0.08 percent. The state, however, is recognized as a place that has a […]

Differences Between Drowsy and Drunk Driving in Arizona

Differences between Drowsy and Drunk Driving in Arizona

You have probably heard both the terms drowsy and drunk driving in Arizona. Are you aware of the differences between the two and the penalties that they carry, however?

Laws Defining Drowsy and Drunk Driving in Arizona

According to Arizona Revised Statutes 28-1381, a person will commit […]

What to Expect When You Have Multiple DUIs in Arizona

What to Expect When You Have Multiple DUIs in Arizona

Having a single DUI conviction is going to lead to tangible negative consequences. Repeat offenders, however, face even more serious sanctions. Arizona is known as one of the states that have the harshest DUI penalties. Needless to say, repeat offense is prosecuted vigorously and the consequences […]

Prescription Drugs and DUI Regulations in Arizona

Prescription Drugs and DUI Regulations in Arizona

While many people believe that the term DUI refers solely to drinking alcohol, illegal drugs and pharmaceutical substances can also contribute to such charges. People who use or abuse prescription drugs may face charges under prescription drugs and DUI regulations in Arizona. This will happen in the case of medications […]

Healthcare Workers Convicted of DUI in Arizona

What Happens to Healthcare Workers Convicted of DUI?

Worrying about your job in the aftermath of DUI is a legitimate concern. Most people are troubled by the prospect of losing their job. The situation is most troublesome when said individual is responsible for human life as a part of their everyday job. Healthcare workers convicted of […]

What Information Does the DUI Police Report Contain?

What Information Does the DUI Police Report Contain?

Arizona Revised Statutes section 28-1381 states that a police officer can arrest you on DUI charges if you are physically operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs. Even if the officer didn’t see you driving but they have a reasonable suspicion, they […]

How Reliable is the Horizontal Gaze Nystagmus Test?

How Reliable is the Horizontal Gaze Nystagmus Test?

The horizontal gaze nystagmus test (HGN) is called one of the most reliable field sobriety tests. Police officers will rely on HGN to determine whether a driver is intoxicated or impaired. Like other field sobriety tests, however, this one can produce a false positive.

What is […]

What are the Top Defenses Against Arizona DUI Charges?

What Are The Top Defenses Against Arizona DUI Charges?

If you have been charged with DUI in Arizona, don’t just assume that you will be found guilty. And, just because you were charged doesn’t mean that you are guilty. You need to enlist the help of an Arizona DUI attorney who knows the top defenses […]